Sheldon Silver thinks Governor Paterson should let Richard Ravitch handle budget negotiations with the Legislature (Daily News).
Paterson “feels betrayed” by Shelly (Post).
Klein blasts charter foes (Post).
Profiling Dakis Joannou, the Greek tycoon whose extraordinary art collection is coming to the New Museum this week (NY Magazine).
Profiling Jeff Koons, the curator of the (controversial) exhibition (NYT).
Immigrants learn job hunting skills at a bar on the Bowery (NYT).
Ray made some money in the past week, but not enough to cover his bills (Neither More Nor Less).
“Restaurant auteur” Keith McNally talks about his new venture on the Bowery (NY Magazine).
“Squid Row”: a look at the new gourmet restaurants on the Bowery (NY Magazine).
A very un-orthodox Purim celebration (Metromix).